> > > I don't understand... why would Sony do something that would (seemingly)
> > cripple
> > > their product? Is there some severe downside to using this second CPU that
> > Sony
> > > wants to avoid, or is it something more sinister, like intentionally
> > > 3rd party games so that Sony's own games sell better or something?
> > There is nothing quite so sinister about it, it's merely just the way it was
> > spec'd. That isn't to say that Sony won't allow direct access to it in the
> > future. As it stands the second CPU handles the media functions which is fair
> > enough. The PSP is library locked to 222mhz and developers have been able to
> > pull off amazing stuff with that limitation. We'll likely see that
> > lifted when Sony get around to putting out that new battery (30% more life)...
> So you didn't hear the thing about Gran Turismo is going to be the first game
> which uses it at 333mhz then ;-)
GT is a bread & butter game, and why wouldn't they unlock it for their own title? :)
What I've not heard yet is if everyone else is getting libraries with the cap removed. Everything seemed to point to when the new batteries made the rounds, but who knows...